60 Total Quotes

Stephon Marbury Quotes

We were acting like we were strangers on the court. Now everybody's talking. Even when our game plan isn't going the way we want it to go, we're still getting by because guys are communicating.
Stephon Marbury
#Acting And Actors

I want to play basketball in New York. I love New York and I believe New York loves me. I'm just going to continue to do what this man asking me to do.
Stephon Marbury
#Basketball

They know how to play and they play with a great deal of confidence. Whenever you onto the basketball court with that kind of confidence, you never feel like you're going to lose.
Stephon Marbury
#Basketball

We're not one of the elite teams, we know that,
Stephon Marbury
#Elite

He came off the bench and gave them a big boost. He played really well. He was the guy who made the difference.
Stephon Marbury
#Bench

I hope so. We need him right now, we've been playing really good basketball.
Stephon Marbury
#Basketball

It's not easy. There's a lot of games you want to sit down, but something keeps you going.
Stephon Marbury
#Games

I know Isiah and I know he's an honorable man. I know that he's a guy filled with a lot of character, so I think everyone here is on his side.
Stephon Marbury
#Man

It's not like I'm going to be able to run people over like I normally do. It's a little bit different ... I know I'm going to get hit on my shoulder. I'm prepared for it.
Stephon Marbury
#People

What he always tells me is, if you're true to the game, the game is going to be true to you. So, whenever you know the truth, the truth lies on top all the time. So, you feel bad that these things are happening, but at the same time, in the back of his mind, he knows what's right.
Stephon Marbury
#Game

We got away from what we were doing in the beginning of the game. We stopped moving the ball and they started to make some plays. It just wasn't there. Some nights, you just don't have it.
Stephon Marbury
#Beginning

The pain wasn't as bad as [Friday night against Orlando]. It's hard to allow your body to heal when you're using it. My mother wants me to sit down. When she found out it takes three weeks to heal, I tried to trick her, but you can't trick [mothers]. They know their kids.
Stephon Marbury
#Body

Tonight, we didn't compete at all as far as trying to win the game. I cannot explain that. I know we can't go into games playing how we played today.
Stephon Marbury
#Trying

We didn't compete at all. We can't go into games playing like we did tonight. It's too hard to play basketball that way.
Stephon Marbury
#Games

We can't go into games playing like we played today. It just can't happen. It's just too hard to play basketball that way.
Stephon Marbury
#Games

The way our luck has been going, I'm not surprised. If this had been during the six-game winning streak (in January), when it was really fun, I would probably say, 'Nah, it wouldn't go in.' But everybody gets their day. It just wasn't our day.
Stephon Marbury
#Luck

I think it is definitely going to be a lot of fun playing with him.
Stephon Marbury
#Fun

We got to get stops, get loose ball, easy rebounds. Those are the things that hurt us tonight.
Stephon Marbury
#Hurt

Coach is down for that.
Stephon Marbury
#Coach

A lot of people probably feel like Steve and I won't be able to play together. I beg to differ.
Stephon Marbury
#People

Everything is an adjustment because everyone is learning each other.
Stephon Marbury
#Learning

I wasn't caught up in the emotion. I thought I got fouled.
Stephon Marbury
#Emotions

He told me he could do whatever he wants with this franchise and that he don't want to trade me. And that he wanted me to be here and that everything that basically went on throughout the last week was over with.
Stephon Marbury
#Trade

I don't think we want to be the worst team in the league. It's not by design. At this stage in the season we've got to continue to play hard, just to get better for next year. We're all losers -- whoever doesn't win the championship.
Stephon Marbury
#Design

It is what it is. I don't think we want to be the worst team in the NBA, not by design.
Stephon Marbury
#Nba

I think it's personal. I don't think it's about basketball any more.
Stephon Marbury
#Basketball

If you play defense for Coach, he allows you to do whatever you want to do as far as running and pushing the ball.
Stephon Marbury
#Defense

It's personal now. I don't think it's about basketball anymore.
Stephon Marbury
#Basketball

David knows his role. When he goes on the basketball court, he doesn't try to do anything he can't do. He just plays within himself. And when he gets on the court he brings energy.
Stephon Marbury
#Basketball

I would love for that to happen, but his health is way more important than everything else that's going on. I think when he gets better, that's when he could come back.
Stephon Marbury
#Health